Are Protein Bars Good For You?

     Protein bars are commonly used as an easy snack, meal replacement or post workout snack. They are sold virtually everywhere—the gym, gas station and health foods stores. And since they have the word ‘protein’ in them, they have to be healthy, right?? Sure, some protein bars are healthier than others. However, some protein…

Protect your health!

The health benefits of fruits and vegetables are numerous. Fruits and veggies are packed with vitamins, minerals, phytochemical and antioxidants--disease fighting agents that will help protect your health! Often, it is challenging the meet the recommended serving size of fruits and vegetables. Experts recommend 8-9 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. This number may…

The #1 Reason Why You’re Not Losing Weight

Stuck in a run? Can't break through you're weight loss plateau? Here's the #1 reason why you can't lose weight: There's 24 hours in a day. Exercise is usually only 1 hour out of the day for the average person. It's easy to hit the gym, dominate your workout and feel great about. However,  it's…

Stress-Free Weeknight Dinners

Make weeknight dinners less stressful Cooking on the weeknights creates a challenge for many. Between work, children’s schedules, meetings and events, dinner is often one more chore we don’t always have time for. It can be tempting to pop a frozen dinner in the microwave and call it a meal. However, these are expensive and…

Easy Weeknight Meal: Turkey Meatballs

Meatballs are a classic staple in my house. They are super easy to make. They also freeze well—I love making a large batch and pulling out several for a quick week night dinner. These turkey meatballs are lightened up by using ground turkey instead of ground beef. I chose to use the Jenni-O extra lean…